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Velocity Frequent Flyer Welcomes Major International Department Stores and iTunes for Australian Frequent Flyers

16/10/2012

Velocity Frequent Flyer today announced it has significantly expanded its retail offering for members with the launch of Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Avenue, Topshop and iTunes Australia.

The online shopping sites of all five retailers are now available via the Velocity Global eStore, enabling Velocity Frequent Flyer members to earn Points for a wide range of purchases.

Velocity Frequent Flyer Chief Executive Officer Neil Thompson said: “We are delighted to offer our members access to some of the world’s most popular retailers through the Velocity Global eStore. 

“Velocity Frequent Flyer already has the widest online retail offering of any frequent flyer program in Australia and these new retailers will provide our members with even more choice. From the premium fashion and lifestyle brands available through Macy’s, Bloomingdales and Saks Fifth Avenue to the high-street pieces from Topshop.

“We are committed to offering a frequent flyer program that is rich and rewarding for members and we are pleased that Velocity Frequent Flyer is the only frequent flyer program in Australia to offer access to international, online department stores.

“What’s more, with the addition of iTunes Australia, our members will have access to millions of songs from just about any artist, thousands of movies to buy or rent, and a range of video and audio podcasts.

To reward members in the lead-up to Christmas, Velocity Frequent Flyer is running a special double Points promotion across all retailers on the Velocity Global eStore until 30 November 2012.

“We know that the ability to earn Points for everyday spending is important to our members and we are pleased to make the shopping experience with over 140 retailers even more rewarding during this period”, Mr.Thompson said.

Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Topshop and iTunes Australia are all available via the Velocity Global eStore now at http://www.shopandearn.com.au. To become a Velocity Frequent Flyer member, visit the Velocity Frequent Flyer site www.virginaustralia.com/velocity.

  Standard Earn Rate Christmas double Points earn rate (until 30 November 2012)
Topshop 1 points per $1 spent 2 points per $1 spent
Bloomingdales 1 points per $1 spent 2 points per $1 spent
Saks Fifth Avenue 1 points per $1 spent 2 points per $1 spent
Macy's 1 points per $1 spent 2 points per $1 spent
iTunes Australia 2 points per $1 spent 4 points per $1 spent


About Bloomingdales:

Bloomingdale's is America's only nationwide, full-line, upscale department store and a division of Macy's, Inc. It was founded in 1872 and currently operates 37 Bloomingdale's stores and 10 Bloomingdale's, The Outlet Stores in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Georgia, Florida, New Hampshire, Nevada, California, and Texas. In addition, Bloomingdale's has an international presence with a location in Dubai. Be sure to follow Bloomingdale's on Facebook or Twitter, become a Loyallist, and for more information, or to shop any time, visit www.bloomingdales.com.

About iTunes Australia:

iTunes is the world's #1 music download store, providing music fans with the best digital music experience on PC or Mac. iTunes offers the largest and most diverse legal music download catalogue - over two million songs from all four major labels and hundreds of independents. Entertain all the possibilities. Play, buy and enjoy your music, movies, TV shows, apps and more. Everywhere. With iTunes in the Cloud, the music, apps and books you purchase automatically appear on all your devices. Or you can download only the content you want - including movies - to just the devices you want.

About Macy’s:

Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at more than 800 locations in 45 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Macy's stores and macys.com offer distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy's is known for such epic events as Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Building on a 150-year tradition, Macy's helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities that make a difference in the lives of our customers.

About Saks Fifth Avenue:

Saks.com offers a personalized, online shopping experience, providing an expansive assortment of the finest designer collections, accessories, cosmetics and home furnishings.

About Topshop:

Since launching in 1964, Topshop has become THE fashion destination on the British high street. Our brave and irreverent approach to design as well as an ability to capture the zeitgeist each season has won us a legion of loyal fans.